MSNBC President Apologizes For Matthews Calling Koch Brothers 'Pigs' B

November 2nd, 2012 5:26 PM
Phil Griffin, the President of MSNBC, apologized Thursday for Chris Matthews calling the Koch brothers “pigs,” but Matthews has refused and MSNBC won’t require him to do so. As NewsBusters reported, this disgusting incident took place on Tuesday’s Hardball as Matthews talked to Congressman Ed Markey (D-Mass.) about Hurricane Sandy’s connection to global warming.

Chris Matthews Unhinged - Calls Koch Brothers 'Pigs

October 31st, 2012 12:44 PM
MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Tuesday called the Koch brothers "pigs." In a Hardball segment about the connection between global warming and Hurricane Sandy, Congressman Ed Markey (D-Mass.) for some reason took the conversation in a decidely disgusting direction (video follows with transcript and commentary):

CNN Anchor 'Shocked' Congress Working to Open Up Offshore Drilling Wit

April 20th, 2011 5:50 PM
They may not be officially celebrating "Green Week," but CNN was fully in the spirit of the week Wednesday morning. Anchor Carol Costello expressed her dismay that Congress has not acted in the last year to prevent another disaster like the BP oil spill, and seemed to want more safety regulations and laws for oil companies to follow in a disaster. "Congress doesn't seem to…

Rerun: Liberals Pose With PBS Kids Characters, Ernie and Bert Get 'GOP

February 16th, 2011 2:09 PM
Every time someone Congress considers reducing federal funding for public broadcasting, PBS lobbyists and liberal Democrats trot out Muppets and lovable cartoon characters in their defense. Chris Moody of the Daily Caller reported that a human-sized Arthur the Aardvark stood behind liberals today on Capitol Hill as they pledged to protect PBS. The friendly but silent aardvark joined…

While Interviewing Dem Congressman, ABC, CBS Keep the Focus Off Obama

July 26th, 2010 4:33 PM
Democratic Congressman Ed Markey appeared on ABC and CBS's morning shows on Monday to talk about the Gulf Coast oil spill and didn't face a single question about the government's handling of the disaster. Instead, Good Morning America and the Early Show both kept the heat on BP. Discussing the likely departure of BP's CEO Tony Hayword, GMA's Robin Roberts pressed, "And that when [Haywood]…

Matthews Tracks Down True Culprit in Oil Spill Mess – Dick Cheney

May 5th, 2010 6:22 PM
The Dick Cheney obsessed Chris Matthews, on Wednesday's Hardball, served up a softball to liberal Democratic Congressman Ed Markey as he pondered if the former vice president could, in any way, be blamed for the BP oil spill. Matthews, who it seems can't go a week without mentioning Cheney, even though he's no longer in office, questioned Markey if the oil spill occurred because of lax oversight…